The All Progressives Congress has released its gubernatorial primary election timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo States.
The timetable which was released by the party on Friday, was after a series of meetings with its National Executive Committee and the National Working in Abuja.
According to The PUNCH, the new governorship primary election schedule isn’t different from the previous ones used, as only the dates and venues were changed.
However, the newly released schedule signed by the National Organising Secretary, Suleiman Argungu, stipulated that female aspirants and interested Persons Living with Disabilities are to procure only the expression of interest form worth N10m, while the nomination form would be given to them for free.
On the other hand, young politicians within the age bracket of 25 to 40 years, who are interested in taking a shot at the governorship ticket at the primary, are also encouraged to pick up the form at a subsidised rate of N30m.
The pick date for the form has been slated between February 15 and 22, at the national headquarters of the APC in Wuse II in Abuja.
According to Argungu, “The last day for submission of the completed governorship nomination form, expression of interest and accompanying documents is Wednesday, February 22 and the screening of aspirants will take place from March 24 – 26. The result for the screening will be published on March 28 while screening appeal holds the following day.
“Members to elect delegates will be financial members of the party of not less than three months to the date of the delegate Congress at the rate of N200 per month. The purchase for the delegate form is N5,000.”
The primary election has been scheduled to hold on Monday, April 10, the ratification of the results of the Imo and Bayelsa governorship primaries would hold on April 11, while the primary election appeal follows on Wednesday, April 12.